FAQ! What Makes Math Lessons for a Living Education different?

When Master Books began releasing their newly updated editions of the Math Lessons for a Living Education series, the questions started pouring in. It soon became clear that I needed to create an updated Frequently Asked Questions post. I’m so excited to be able to talk to you about these books! God has been doing amazing work through Master Books for years, and it thrills me exceedingly to be part of it. I asked Kristen Pratt, the head of curriculum development at Master Books, to help me out. Since she has worked in curriculum development for a number of years, she has agreed to interview me about these newly updated math books. 

Hi, this is Kristen. I am married to Randy, who also works for Master Books. We have 9 children and 2 grandsons. We have been homeschooling our children for 20 years, graduating four so far. We owned and operated Pennywise Learning, where I helped thousands of homeschool families make curriculum decisions.  After selling our business to CBD, the Lord opened up opportunity for me to work with Master Books.  Using my own experience and the feedback from thousands of customers, I help design Biblically-based curriculum that is not only engaging for students, but easy for parents to use. It has been a delight to work with Angela.  All of us at Master Books are excited to release Math Lessons for a Living Education. 

Here is an easy-find index for the following questions. (But please take the time to read through this FAQ page in its entirety; it may answer questions that you didn’t know you had!)

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The Middle Ages supplementary activities

When I released the first edition of The Middle Ages, and its matching journal, I had planned to publish a post on my website with a variety of activities to go along with the study. Life happened, and this plan was pushed to the back burner. Recently, I have had several families implore me to help them out with this. I promised that I would finally follow through with my original plan by creating a Pinterest board for this time period. Currently, you will find several great supplemental activities, links to recipes, videos, etc, on this board. Please note, the history channel movie that I pinned there is more appropriate for older students. Enjoy!

Something to love. Something to learn.

I have been down this week with one of the nastiest colds I’ve ever endured in my life. Ack! The sneezing! I’ve spent some time playing around online today, working through some of the WordPress elements I need to learn. I completely conquered designing and making slideshows. Yay, me! (AAAAchooo!)

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